2020 Elections

California Looks at Billionaire Michael Bloomberg With Skepticism and Indifference 2020 Elections
California Looks at Billionaire Michael Bloomberg With Skepticism and Indifference

SAN FRANCISCO — Richard Springwater was out gathering provisions for a Thanksgiving feast — 20 people, he’ll bake, his wife will cook — when he paused near the city’s waterfront to consider Michael R. Bloomberg and his money-gushing run for... Read More

As Beijing Seethes, Protesters Celebrate Trump’s Signing of Hong Kong Act In The News
As Beijing Seethes, Protesters Celebrate Trump’s Signing of Hong Kong Act

HONG KONG — Dozens of American flags fluttered in the wind on Thanksgiving night in Hong Kong as thousands gathered at a rally in appreciation of the U.S. passage of two bills supporting human rights in Hong Kong that were... Read More

President Trump Makes Surprise Visit to Afghanistan Military
President Trump Makes Surprise Visit to Afghanistan

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan — President Donald Trump made a surprise Thanksgiving visit to Afghanistan to meet with both the country’s president and U.S. troops — saying that peace talks with the Taliban have resumed amid a push for a cease-fire... Read More

House Oversight Panel Sues Barr, Ross to Obtain Census Documents Litigation
House Oversight Panel Sues Barr, Ross to Obtain Census Documents

WASHINGTON — A House committee on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to get documents on the administration’s unsuccessful attempt to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. President Donald Trump... Read More

Impeachment Hearings Haven’t Changed Many Minds, Polls Show Opinion Polls
Impeachment Hearings Haven’t Changed Many Minds, Polls Show

WASHINGTON — Two weeks of public hearings have done little to change Americans’ minds about whether Congress should impeach President Donald Trump over his dealings with Ukraine — the nation remains sharply divided, much as it has been since Trump’s... Read More

Ohio Election Day Cyberattack Attempt Traced to Panama State News
Ohio Election Day Cyberattack Attempt Traced to Panama

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Secretary of State’s office was the subject of a thwarted foreign cyberattack on Election Day. Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose said Tuesday that the so-called “SQL injection” attack was detected by the state’s internal... Read More

Jill Stein Wants a Federal Court to Block Philadelphia’s Voting Machines Elections
Jill Stein Wants a Federal Court to Block Philadelphia’s Voting Machines

PHILADELPHIA — Jill Stein asked a federal court Tuesday to bar Philadelphia’s new voting machines from being used, saying Pennsylvania should never have approved the machines and is breaking the terms of a settlement she reached late last year with... Read More

GOP Has a Generational Split Over Climate Change Climate
GOP Has a Generational Split Over Climate Change

PHILADELPHA — There’s a generational divide between older and younger Republicans when it comes to climate change, but overall, most Americans agree that the science — and the problem — are real, according to a national Pew survey released Monday.... Read More

NY Mayor Bans Sale of Foie Gras, Limits Central Park Horse Carriage Operation Animal Rights
NY Mayor Bans Sale of Foie Gras, Limits Central Park Horse Carriage Operation

NEW YORK — Mayor de Blasio limited when horse carriages can operate in hot weather — six years after pledging to rid the city of the industry entirely. Hizzoner signed a package of legislation addressing animal welfare issues on Monday,... Read More

Trump, Now a Florida Man, Makes Home State Center of Campaign 2020 Elections
Trump, Now a Florida Man, Makes Home State Center of Campaign

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is preparing to pour hundreds of millions of dollars into Florida for his 2020 campaign after changes in demographics and voting laws put the linchpin swing state up for grabs. Democrats have made potentially major... Read More

Nation’s Mayors Urge Administration to Rescind Executive Order Reducing Refugee Admissions In The News
Nation’s Mayors Urge Administration to Rescind Executive Order Reducing Refugee Admissions
2019-11-26 22:32:20
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Eighty-eight mayors representing cities across the country are urging the Trump administration to rescind an executive order that revamped the nation's system for resettling refugees and could entirely curtail the resettlement of refugees in their communities. In a... Read More

Texas May Be Trending Purple, But Political Scientists Hedge on Whether It's Lasting State News
Texas May Be Trending Purple, But Political Scientists Hedge on Whether It's Lasting
2019-11-26 14:03:33
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - "The thing about Texas is that people looking at it from the outside tend to have skewed view of what goes on here," Joshua Blank said the other day. We had turned to Blank, manager of polling and... Read More

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